Design Is One by Kathy Brew and Roberto Guerra (US, 2012, 79 min.). Lella and Massimo Vignelli’s work covers a broad spectrum—most people know their work, even if they don’t know their names. This engaging documentary immerses you in the Vignellis’ world, capturing the couple’s intelligence and creativity as well as their warmth and humor. After Massimo brought the Helvetica typeface to America in 1965, he and Lella moved on to a diverse array of projects including New York’s subway signage and maps; Venini lamps; Heller dinnerware; and branding for Bloomingdales, Saks Fifth Avenue, Ford, and American Airlines.

Design Is One

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5:00 pm - 6:20 pm
Remis Auditorium, 161
Admission
$9MFA members, seniors, and students
$11Nonmembers
Ticket Purchase Required
Event Type
Film